(1839 - 1921)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 57th New York Infantry
Age 22, he enlisted at Utica, NY on 7 October 1861 and mustered as Private, Company B, 57th New York Infantry on 12 October. He was promoted to Sergeant on 1 June 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded by gunshot to the right leg in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was in a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD from 3 October to 13 February 1863, when he returned to duty. He was again wounded, in the ankle at Chancellorsville, VA on 4 May 1863, and his leg was amputated. He was discharged for disability at Point Lookout, MD on 24 August 1863.
After the War
He was married and living in St. Louis by 1872, and was an attorney. His veteran's pension was raised to $50 per month in 1919.
References & notes
03/02/1839; Utica, NY
03/17/1921 St. Louis, MO; burial in Salisbury Cemetery, Salisbury, MO
1 State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, Issue 26 (for 1900), pg. 127 [AotW citation 7812]
2 National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <http://www.civilwarmed.org/explore/primary-sources/databases/frederickpatient/>, Source page: patient #383 [AotW citation 21232]